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The Windermere Hotel

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Reviewed 3 days ago NEWvia mobile

Found this hotel by chance when looking for a reasonably priced, good quality hotel, somewhere close the Victoria Apollo theatre, and definitely wasn't disappointed. With only 19 rooms, this hotel benefits from exceptional service from the people who work there. From the very warm welcome we received when we arrived, advice from the reception staff, to the cheery smile at...

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Emily H, Co-Owner at The Windermere Hotel, responded to this review

Dear Paul Thank you so much for choosing to stay at The Windermere. We are all so pleased that you enjoyed your stay with us and were satisfied with our location, our passionate hospitable team, and relaxed boutique style. If you love theatre, the highly acclaimed 'Hamilton' musical comes to London this November. We are all very excited! The show...

Los Angeles, California
Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

I found the Windermere Hotel perfect for my needs. Victoria Station was a short walk away, but many of London's attractions are less than 30 minutes walk through scenic neighborhoods - Buckingham Palace, St.James Park, Hyde Park, Westminster Abbey, museums in So. Kensington, shopping around Sloan Square. The included cooked-to-order English breakfast was uniformly excellent and the free wifi loaded...

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Emily H, Co-Owner at The Windermere Hotel, responded to this review

Dear Maggie Thank you so much for sharing your wonderful review. It is a real pleasure to read your comments! We all hope to welcome you again in the future. Please contact us directly for the best rates and availability. Warmest regards Emily Hambi Co-Owner, The Windermere

Reviewed 5 days ago NEWvia mobile

I stayed in the hotel for 2 seperated periods, in between which I have travelled to nearby countries. The hotels is old and a bit far from Victoria or any bus stops. BUT, BUT, BUT (need to say 3 times as it's important) 1. The breakfast is awesome, and it's included in the room price. 2. The rooms are old...

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Emily H, Co-Owner at The Windermere Hotel, responded to this review

Dear Antonio Thank you for choosing to stay with us, for using us as your base during your travels, and for embracing us as "your home away from home". I very am pleased that you were satisfied with your experience, and that you found us to be so helpful and hospitable. It is great to see your comments about our...

Omaha, Nebraska
Reviewed 1 week ago

This was a great choice for a hotel for our London vacation. Close to transportation, restaurants, theater, and attractions. Staff was all top notch! Food was great and the room was immaculate. We were totally satisfied with all aspects of selecting this hotel.

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Emily H, Co-Owner at The Windermere Hotel, responded to this review

Dear Redgreen-fan Thank you for choosing to stay at The Windermere, London. It is such a pleasure to see that you were happy with your choice, and that you had such a pleasant experience. We very much hope to welcome you again in the future. Please contact us directly for the best offers. We are always available via telephone, email...

Singapore, Singapore
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Reached the hotel with warm and smiling face from reception and really feel welcome . The location is easy to move around as it is near to Victoria metro and bus station Excellent Breakfast with cooked as needed Will stay here again if visit London

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Emily H, Co-Owner at The Windermere Hotel, responded to this review

Dear JojoSohil Thank you for sharing your comments with us. It was lovely meeting you, and we are all so pleased to see your review. Thank you for choosing to stay with us on your short trip to London. We hope we helped you make the most of your time in our great city. We look forward to welcoming you...

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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

This is located in a very quiet neighborhood - residential. Streets are quite dark to walk at night. The nearest restaurant/pub we found was about a ten minute walk away. It is a short walk to the Victoria rail station - if you know which way to enter/exit the station. If taking the tube, make sure you look for the...

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Emily H, Co-Owner at The Windermere Hotel, responded to this review

Dear chatterbox-2007 Thank you for your lovely review. We are all very pleased that you chose to stay with us, and had such a positive experience. We hope to have the pleasure of welcoming you again. For the benefit of others reading your very helpful comments concerning Victoria Station, I would like to highlight that the Exit you are referring...

Tustin, California, United States
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

The hotel is located in a perfect spot near public transport, and in a nice area of London. The rooms are clean, and the amenities are all great, including an awesome breakfast, which can be a rare find! However, the highlight of our stay at the Windermere hotel was the friendly staff. Everyone was amazing and so helpful and friendly!...

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Emily H, Co-Owner at The Windermere Hotel, responded to this review

Dear Tyler M Happy New Year! Thank you so much for your wonderful review. It is such a pleasure to read your positive comments. All of us at The Windermere, are very pleased that you enjoyed your recent stay. We are thrilled that you found our breakfast to be so awesome! We hope to welcome you again for another enjoyable...

Reviewed 3 weeks ago

A very charming hotel in a more traditional stile with wooden floors that crack under your feet. It immediately gets you into the right mood and invites you to explore the room. My room was on the 3rd floor with a view on the beautiful buildings and apartments that are typical for that particular region of London. The bed was...

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Emily H, Co-Owner at The Windermere Hotel, responded to this review

Dear Dirk Many thanks for your kind review. It is a pleasure to read your comments, and to see that you enjoyed your stay. It is lovely to see that you felt so at home with us, and appreciated all the little details. We hope to welcome you again in the near future. Please contact us if you would like...

Seattle, Washington
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

I stayed at this hotel for 5 nights over Christmas break. Short walk from Victoria tube and bus stations, so very good location. I had a small room with single bed. Friendly staff. Room was clean. Breakfast buffet (included in the price) was excellent with a good variety of food. Loved it. There are some restaurants near by. Highly recommended.

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Emily H, Co-Owner at The Windermere Hotel, responded to this review

Dear Darren Thank you for choosing to stay with us over the Christmas week. It was a pleasure meeting you and welcoming you to London. It is good to see that you made the most of our outstanding location, and made the most of your visit to our wonderful city. I hope you enjoyed your day trip to Cambridge also!...

Denver, Colorado
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We spent Christmas week in London with our son at The Windermere, a small boutique hotel centrally located between Vitoria Station, the Palace and Westminster/Parliament. We needed free wifi and a family room, both provided. As someone previously described, the room is typical city small with comfy queen and twin beds, but worked very well for us. Space included a...

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Emily H, Co-Owner at The Windermere Hotel, responded to this review

Dear 802064512 Hello, and thank you for sharing these comments of your recent stay. It was an absolute pleasure welcoming the three of you over the Holiday Season. We all hope to have the good fortune of welcoming you again. Happy New Year! Emily Hambi Co-Owner, The Windermere

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Time spent in Pimlico is a slower-paced affair than most other Central London neighbourhoods. This largely residential area orderly arranged beside the Thames, is a treasure trove of quaint pubs, subtle architectural charms and local boutiques. Here, art lovers thrill at the chance to visit the world class Tate Britain gallery for its collection of British art from the 1500s to the present. For peace and quiet and some downtime spent along the Thames, Pimlico is highly recommended.
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  • Breakfast included
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  • Non-Smoking Hotel
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Official Description (provided by the hotel)
The Windermere is an award-winning boutique hotel, of enormous charm and character, where the atmosphere is relaxed, the welcome is friendly and the service is personal. Located at the heart of one of the world's finest cities, in a small residential corner of this bustling city, we are just a stone's throw from some of London's main attractions including Buckingham Palace, Parliament, Harrods and the River Thames. We are only 7 minutes walk from Victoria Station. Our envious location, charming style and friendly hospitality, attracts guests the world over. The Windermere is a family run business, with two generations of the Hambi family currently running The Windermere, alongside a highly competent and friendly team. * Free high speed Wi-Fi. * Elevator. * Air-Conditioning. * Excellent complimentary breakfast. * Wonderful brasserie open for dinner (AA Dinner Award 2015). We look forward to welcoming you to "Your Home Away From Home". ... more   less 

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Address: 142-144 Warwick Way | Victoria, London SW1V 4JE, England
Region: United Kingdom > England > London > Pimlico , Victoria
Price Range: ₹ 10,143 - ₹ 16,610 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:4 star — The Windermere Hotel 4*
Number of rooms: 19
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Also Known As:
Windermere Hotel London
Hotel Windermere
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#81 Luxury Hotel in London
#163 Romantic Hotel in London
#170 Business Hotel in London
#176 Family Hotel in London
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“If you have lots of luggage, get a room where the lift stops. Some rooms are a few stairs up or down from the lift level.”
 of 5 bubbles 259maggiep, 15 Jan 2017 | Read review
“Stayed in the Apsley room, very nice. Faces generally Southwest”
 of 5 bubbles Redgreen-fan, 8 Jan 2017 | Read review
“Rooms on the second floor have a nice view.”
 of 5 bubbles 725dirkv, 28 Dec 2016 | Read review
“Below-ground rooms are family-sized; above-ground has smaller rooms.”
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“Great family room on the top floor - two bathrooms!”
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